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Adam Reed on the Worst of "Sealab 2021"

The Hartford Courant TVEye weblog spoke briefly with Adam Reed on his earlier work on Adult Swim shows like Sealab 2021 and Frisky Dingo. Reed discusses the free rein his crew was given to make shows, adding, “We made some pretty bad cartoons” such as “one episode where, for the entire show, it was an […]

"G.I. Joe" Season 1.2 Coming November 3, 2009

TVShowsOnDVD is reporting that Shout! Factory will be releasing the G.I. Joe Season 1.2 box on November 3, 2009. The four-disc set will continue the vintage 1980′s series with 21 episodes plus a bonus disc containing a “History of G.I. Joe” featurette, more “Knowing is Half the Battle” PSAs, and archival toy commercials. Future releases […]

Kevin Nealon on Voicing "Glenn Martin, DDS"

Kevin Nealon spoke to members of the press about voicing the title character for Glenn Martin, DDS, the new stop-motion animated sitcom premiering on Nickelodeon on August 17, 2009. Among other topics, Nealon discussed how he got the role and the biggest surprises to him in doing his first voice-over part.

"Glenn Martin, DDS" Debuts on Nick at Nite on August 17, 2009

Viacom has announced that the stop-motion animated sitcom Glenn Martin, DDS will be premiering in the Nick at Nite programming block on Nickelodeon on Monday, August 17, 2009, at 8:00 PM (All times Eastern/Pacific). The series is the first to come from Michael Eisner’s Tornante Animation and centers on a suburban dentist who packs up […]

San Diego Comic-Con 2009: "Batman: The Brave And The Bold" Roundtable Interviews

On Friday of the Comic Con, Toon Zone was given the chance to speak with the cast and crew of the hit animated series Batman: The Brave And The Bold, which will soon begin its second season. The roundtable press sessions took place following the panel for the show. Please note a minor spoiler warning […]

SpongeBob SquarePants 10th Anniversary Coverage Around the News

Several different media outlets are covering the 10th anniversary SpongeBob SquarePants festivities, which begin tonight, July 17, 2009: The Mercury News follows many news outlets and provides an extended recap of the Square Roots documentary, chronicling SpongeBob’s rise to fame. The Boston Globe speaks with SpongeBob creator Steve Hillenburg about how he went from a […]

Why I Like "G.I. Joe" Over "The Transformers"

On the surface, G.I. Joe and The Transformers are pretty similar. They were both released at the same time to capitalize on the relaxing of regulations that prohibited TV shows based on toys, both were produced by Marvel and Sunbow, both shared a lot of the same staffers and voice actors, and both shows were […]

Toon Zone Top 5 Ways "G.I. Joe" Was (and Is) Ahead of History

To commemorate the return of G.I. Joe to DVD, thanks to Hasbro and the Shout! Factory, Toon Zone presents our next Top 5 list: the top 5 ways that G.I. Joe was (or still is) ahead of history. Face front, strap on your K-pots, check your gear, stow that tongue firmly in cheek, and lock […]

"G.I. Joe" Season 1.1: High-Speed, Low-Drag 1980's Idiocy

“G.I. Joe is the code name for America’s daring, highly-trained special missions force. Its purpose: to defend human freedom against Cobra, a ruthless terrorist organization determined to rule the world.” In 1982, Hasbro revived its “G.I. Joe” line of toys with the help of Marvel Comics and writer Larry Hama, replacing the 12-inch archetypal “American […]

SDCC09: Full Con Programming Available; "Avatar" Co-Creators Signing

The San Diego Comic-Con International has made the full programming schedule available for the con. Schedules for Friday July 24, Saturday July 25, and Sunday July 26 have been added to the Thursday schedule; animation fans may want to restrict the plethora of choices to the Animation category and pretend none of the other cool […]

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